Elizabeth Jane Edwards

23 January 1795–23 April 1884 (Age 89)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Jane

When Elizabeth Jane Edwards was born on 23 January 1795, in Virginia, United States, her father, John Edwards, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Grant, was 36. She married Samuel Pardo in 1819, in Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 23 April 1884, in Blenheim, Kent, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 89, and was buried in Limpopo, South Africa.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Pardo
Elizabeth Jane Edwards
Marriage: 1819
John Pardo
William Pardo
Hannah Pardo
Henry James Pardo
Richard Pardo
Eliza Jane Pardo
Samuel Lester Pardo

Spouse and Children

Ontario, Canada


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Edwards


    Sarah Grant




World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 17

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 24

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Pardo in entry for Henry F Pardo and Elizabeth Barkin, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • Elizabeth Pardo in entry for Samuel L Pardo and Elizabeth Smith, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • Elizabeth Pardo in entry for William Pardo and Mary Ann Brown, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"

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